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Manchester Cathedral

Victoria Street | Off Deansgate, Manchester M3 1SX, England
+44 161 833 2220
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Choral evensong - beautifully sung in an intimate setting

We wanted to visit the cathedral but were delighted to find we had arrived at the start of choral... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Did not live up to my expectations

Disappointed! If you wanted a quiet place to think or even worship I did not find it here. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Part of the Church of England, this lovely, small and inviting place of worship is part of Manchester's city center, which has undergone major redevelopment in recent years.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Victoria Street | Off Deansgate, Manchester M3 1SX, England
+44 161 833 2220
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We wanted to visit the cathedral but were delighted to find we had arrived at the start of choral evensong which is held in the Choir of this small but beautiful cathedral. The sun was streaming through the beautiful modern glass window to the right...More

Thank Hatton20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Disappointed! If you wanted a quiet place to think or even worship I did not find it here. The Cathedral was ready for some sort of party with tables laid and a bar set up. Most areas were roped off. People were rushing in and...More

Thank O4898VMjulied
dympnagould, Visitor Services Manager at Manchester Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am really sorry that you were disappointed with your visit. On the day in question we had a visit from a member of the Royal Family which meant that there was extra security in place and the set up for an evening event could...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in and out in 10 minutes. Nice architecture and stained glass windows but they are also restoring some areas so theres areas corderened off for building work.

Thank andydonna123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place to visit. THe stained glass is so pretty. It's a quick place to visit to admire the architecture. The high ceilings are stunning. The little gardens outside are nice too.

Thank William H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Manchester Cathedral is a must for anyone visiting this great city. It's not on the tourist trail in the way that some better known English cathedrals are, partly because it's slightly tucked out of the way, and because it's not as architecturally distinguished as some....More

Thank JackPudding
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Why not stop and visit the Manchester Cathedral. It is a fantastic place to visit. The architectural feature is outstanding and in a nice location.

Thank deedee648
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went inside the Cathedral for a quick prayer. Was stunning and the architecture is beautiful. The Cathedral is typical of a Roman Cathedral: Ornate, Holy and serene.

Thank Ricky H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are at this end of town, take a quick diversion to pop into the Cathedral. The building has suffered much including the demolition of the chantry chapels in the 15th century, "restoration" by the Victorians and the attention of the Luftwaffe.

Thank Robin042042
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a lovely cathedral on the smaller side compared to many large cities, but it was quite lovely with interesting history. The soldiers chapel had pictures of what it looked like after a ww2 bombing, and there's an old bridge under the cathedral visitor...More

Thank ewint2006
Reviewed 15 May 2017

every year the service is held for st anns hospice which is so popular they have 2 times and ticket only we have gone for many years and is a lovely serice

Thank karen w
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StefC T
Is this a Roman Catholic Church?
23 February 2017|
Response from dympnagould | Property representative |
Thank you for your query. It is a Church of England Cathedral with an exciting and radical history as a church dating back centuries. We welcome visitors of all faiths and none. We also have very friendly Cathedral Guides in... More
Fer B
Hello, does anyone know if there are tours available that I could book? And am I allowed to visit any hour? Thank you.
7 June 2016|
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Response from S774 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can ask at tourist info for tours
Bryan Michael C
when do ghostpoet tickets go on sale Thank you
12 March 2015|
Response from Manchester_Cathedral | Property representative |
Good morning, As far as I am aware, Ghostpoet will play at C O L U M N S on 2 May. Tickets are already on sale via AltTickets, however, they are not listed as a confirmed artist on the AltTickets website as yet.